Graduation from a recognized program for Licensed Practical Nurses
Current practice registration with CLPNBC without restrictions.
Previous experience in a residential care setting preferred.
SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the direction of the Manager/Clinical Nurse Lead the LPN coordinates the delivery of care to the residents in accordance with the established standards, policies and procedures as set by Trillium Communities, the scope of practice of CLPNBC and other legislated scopes of practice.
LPN’s work to their full scope of practice and this includes but may not be limited to:
The receiving and transcription of physician’s orders using a prescribed tool such as SBAR.
Ensures that orders are correctly processed, recorded and acted on.
Medication Administration to the full scope of practice as stated by the CLPNBC.
Provides emotional support and comfort to clients and their family. The pronouncement of expected death as per the LPN scope of practice as set forth by CLPNBC.
LPN’s will be responsible for coordinating and supervising others who will deliver direct care, such as the Care Aides.
Provides personal care such as assisting clients with bathing, dressing, care of skin and hair, assists with changing beds, toileting and ensuring client exercise programs are carried out as directed.
Documents client care and progress as per CLPNBC standards of documentation
Participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team by assisting in the development, implementation, assessment and evaluation of client care plans.
Making or adjusting resident assignments as required.
Assists in maintaining a physical and psychosocial environment which meets the evolving care of the Residents.
Ensures the proper use and care of equipment used in providing care to the Residents and promptly reports any malfunctions to the Manager or designate.
Assists in maintaining adequate quantities of nursing care supplies on the floor.
Reports to the Manager all Incidents as outlined in the Community Care Facilities Licensing directive and completes the appropriate paperwork.
To assist in the orientation of new staff and the mentorship of students.
To perform other related duties as assigned by the Manager/Clinical Nurse Lead.
Reads and follows Trillium Communities policies and procedures.
ABOUT TRILLIUM COMMUNITIES:
Founded in 2003, Trillium Care Services is rooted in family and a deep respect for the elderly. Trillium’s philosophy is to provide seniors with the highest standard of care, improving their quality of life and maintaining their independence and dignity at every age. All Trillium homes are to be centrally located with a warm, welcoming and safe atmosphere and a reputation for giving unparalleled, personalized care. And, without exception, all caregivers and staff must share in Trillium’s approach to resident-centered care, respect, collaboration and choice.
Today, true to its roots, Trillium remains a local, family-operated business with locations in Victoria, Colwood, Nanaimo, Shawnigan Lake and Abbottsford, serving 400 seniors in B.C.
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